Blog Archive

Tue

Jun 23

2015

Denton Celebrates Independence

Our Fourth of July celebrations are one reason that Denton made the list for “Top 5 Most Fun Small Cities in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today. If you’re still hashing out the details for your 4th of July celebrations but not sure where to start, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Whether you’re […]

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Thu

Jun 18

2015

Family Time at the Airshow

Growing up, I remember my dad gathering the whole gang (all five of us kids) to airshows year after year. It was always a really cool and fun way to spend a Saturday with my dad. The kids had a good time, and my dad loved seeing those old war birds in action. My dad […]

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Fri

Feb 20

2015

Brian’s Dots at Thin Line

Thin Line Fest documentary Brian’s Dots gives us a personal and behind-the-scenes look at the life of artist Brian Delozier. After a tragic ski accident at age 16, Brian’s future looked dim. He manages to overcome his circumstances when he decides to move to Hawaii on his road to healing. His new and beautiful island […]

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Fri

Feb 20

2015

Elgin Park at Thin Line

Thin Line Fest short Elgin Park tells the story of Michael Paul Smith, the creator of Elgin Park. This fictional town depicts 1950s miniatures and model cars, like a better version of Michael’s childhood. After photos of Elgin Park were featured in a car magazine, Michael’s creation began to garner lots of attention and helped […]

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Fri

Feb 20

2015

Thin Line: To Be a Poet

Dear Dad, Nine years of illiteracy and now I can finally write to you Thin Line Fest short To Be a Poet opens with Abe Nouk taking the stage to read his poetry and share his story. But would you believe it? I’m on a stage right now. Others would not understand the depth of […]

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Fri

Feb 20

2015

Poverty, Inc. at Thin Line

Immediately after viewing the trailer for Poverty, Inc. I was desperate to know more. The topic involved something I participate in and spend money on, but this documentary raises the question of whether this act is actually helpful or possibly perpetuating a problem. The problem starts with poverty. Charitable organizations gather resources to be able […]

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Fri

Feb 13

2015

Transcend at Thin Line

As I browsed the titles for this year’s Thin Line Fest documentaries, one caught my eye immediately. The first words in the description for Transcend were, “long-distance running.” That’s all I needed to read to know that my husband and I would both want to add this one to our must-see list for Thin Line. […]

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Mon

Feb 09

2015

Wedding Checklist: Rehearsal Dinner

Planning a wedding and still trying to figure out the last-minute details? Brides-to-be know there is a lot of work that goes into planning a wedding and the time it can take to research all the different options. You have your venue to nail down, cake to taste, floral arrangements to mull over, caterers to […]

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Tue

Oct 14

2014

Classic Rock Takes the Stage at Geezerpalooza 2014

The sound of live music radiates from downtown Denton on a perfect fall afternoon. On stage, band members croon familiar tunes strumming guitars lure passersby to stop for a listen. A crowd gathers around the stage, friends and family huddled together to catch the show. Music festivals are not uncommon to the Denton scene, but […]

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Tue

Sep 16

2014

Experiencing Mean Green Game Day

After much anticipation, the first football game of the season is upon us. The sun is shining, and the people of Denton are decked out in their best Mean Green attire. My husband and I, both UNT alumni, were no exception. We assembled ourselves in our best game-day attire: green shirts, green sunglasses, and green-and-white […]

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